Kickstart a career in the pet industry with our Professional Foundation course at Dollhouse Academy where we prep you to become an adept pet groomer. During the 20 - 40 lessons with us, we’ll equip you with all the necessary skills required for you to ace your SKC Class C Exam! Together with theoretical lessons where we teach you about grooming safety, dog anatomy and behaviour, we also take you through the practical aspects of grooming such as cleaning, clipping techniques and so much more.
By the end of this course you will be ready to:
Become a Professional Pet Groomer
Sit for the SKC Class C/D Grooming Examination*
This course will prepare you for careers such as:
Pet Grooming Assistant
Pet Salon Manager
Pet Salon Owner
Pet Day Care
Pet Boarding Kennel
16 years old and above
Students below 16 are required to obtain parental consent
6 hours per lesson
Flexible class scheduling
Single lessons are $180/ lesson
Module 1 + 3
Module 1 +2 + 3
Basic Grooming Techniques
Nail Clipping, Ear Cleaning, Removal of ear hair, Expressing of Anal Glands
Basic Clipping Techniques
Clipping of paw-pads, sanitary area, poodle feet, poodle face
Pre-clips and line setting
Pet safety and First Aid
Grooming tools and equipment
Pet Behaviour and Temperament
Basic health care
Drawing and Balance
Teddy Bear Clip
Different Poodle Face Cuts
SKC Class C Examination Lamb Clip:
Use of Equipment
Students are responsible for registration and fees of the annual SKC Grooming Examination. The school will provide details on registration procedures.
Competition Model rentals are not included in course fees and are subject to availability. Terms and Conditions for the welfare of the model apply.
Doggyman Slicker Brush
Madan Pin Brush
Straight Comb Short Teeth
Straight Comb Long Teeth
2-Speed Anidis Clipper
Small Panasonic Clipper
Andis Blades: #40, #30, #10, #7F, #5F
Wahl Attachement Combs Set
Text Books and Stationary
Notes from the grooming table
Tools and Equipment in this list are not included in Tuition Fee.
All professional tools and equipment in this list are available for purchase via the school office.
Students are not obliged to purchase tools and equipment from the school and they may purchase tools and equipment from other vendors.
To avoid purchasing unsuitable tools and equipment, students are strongly advised to consult their instructors regarding suitability of each item before the purchase from other vendors.